Highlighted Opportunities

Please send an email to FFH@osu.edu with a relevant funding opportunity to add to this list.


Grants funded by the Foods for Health Discovery Theme:
  • Postdoctoral Researcher Awards
  • Graduate Student Awards Learn more
  • The FFH Seed Grant Competition is a university-wide initiative with a primary goal of advancing the use of metabolomics-based technology in food and nutrition research for the improvement of global health. An RFP for Autumn 2017 Seed Grants will be announced in September.
  • FFH Research Team Grants support multi-college teams of researchers in the development of ideas to further a common research interest advancing the Foods for Health mission. A maximum of $10,000 is available to support up to five research teams in 2017-18, with a $2,000 maximum budget to support the development of each new collaboration. Examples of use of funds include, but are not limited to: team meetings, hosting seminar speakers, conducting a workshop or mini-symposium, and/or hiring a facilitator. Creative ideas are welcome! 
Other Internal Funding Opportunities


NIH Funding Opportunities:
Pilot and Feasibility Grants

Pilot and Feasibility Grants are a component of the NIH Common Fund Metabolomics Program to promote the use of metabolomics in the broader research community via collaboration with NIH-funded Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Centers (RCMRCs) across the nation. The program goal is to enhance metabolomics research crucial to translational projects by providing investigators who are new to the metabolomics field the opportunity to explore the use of metabolomics in their research and support high-risk and high-impact research. Funding is available through each of the following centers (applications due March 2017):


International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI): Use of technology to assess activity and dietary intake in underserved populations, Due March 15, 2017

Grant Writing and Proposal Development

If you have a research idea or proposal, we can assist with the identification of potential sponsors and with proposal development. We will also facilitate building collaborative teams to address specific research interests. 

Comprehensive listing of resources related to funding sources and proposal development: http://go.osu.edu/funding

Strategies for Planning, Developing, and Writing Large Team Grants

Research Development & Grant Writing News

Funding Opportunity Databases

The following databases and resources are kept up-to-date by their respective organizations, including the National Science Foundation and The Ohio State University Office of Research. 

Ohio State Office of Research Funding Opportunities and Research Database

Ohio State Office of Research Internal Funding Opportunities

National Science Foundation Outreach Activities